Over 500 pubs already signed-up for World’s Biggest Pub Quiz
Over 500 pubs across the UK have signed-up to the World’s Biggest Pub Quiz organised by PubAid in partnership with Prostate Cancer UK.
The event, which will take place March 5th 2017, aims to be the
World’s Biggest, as the pub industry unites to raise money for great causes and
showcase the great work that pubs do for charity.
Pubs have the freedom to raise money for their favourite
causes, though those choosing to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK, will receive
dedicated fundraising support and the opportunity to kit their pub out with
“Man of Men” pin badges, collection tins and posters.
Co-founder of PubAid, Des O’Flanagan, commented: “It’s
fantastic that so many pubs have signed-up already. There has been a lot of
focus on DryJanuary, but it’s worth remembering that pub raise over £100M for
charity every year, across 12 months – they really do deserve our support and
For more information about the World’s Biggest Pub Quiz,
or to sign-up, visit: www.pubaid.com/quiz
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PubAid was formed in 2009 to highlight the work done by UK
pubs for charity, sharing the message that UK pubs raise over £100m per year
About Prostate Cancer UK
Prostate Cancer UK leads the fight against prostate cancer. We
fund ground-breaking research, drive improvements in treatment, and fight
injustice in care. Now we’ve set ourselves the toughest challenge yet: to stop
prostate cancer being a killer.
Through shifting the science over the next 10 years to focus
on radical improvements in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and support, we can
make prostate cancer a disease the next generation of men need not fear.
Key headline statistics
- 11,000 men die from prostate cancer in
the UK each year. That's one man every hour.
- It’s the most common cancer in men,
with 330,000 living with and after the disease in the UK.
- Prostate cancer is set to become the
most commonly diagnosed cancer of all in the UK in 2030 - which is why we
must all act now to curb its power to kill.
- Prostate cancer treatment often causes
devastating, long term side-effects.
Incontinence and erectile dysfunction strike at the heart of what
it means to be a man.
- Anyone with concerns about prostate
cancer may contact Prostate Cancer UK's Specialist Nurses in confidence on
0800 074 8383 or online via the Live Chat instant messaging service:
www.prostatecanceruk.org. The Specialist Nurse phone service is free to
landlines and open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday with late opening
until 8pm on Wednesdays.
- Visit www.prostatecanceruk.org now to
help beat this disease.
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